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Easter Sunday blasts kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka

Deseret News Sunday, 21 April 2019
At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or...
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Reuters reports Three Danish citizens were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka,. Bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing 207 and injuring 450 people, police said, in the first major attack on the Indian Ocean...

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